TITLE

More than a number

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Apr2009, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the safety program of trailer manufacturer Strick Corp. at its dry-freight plant in Monroe, Indiana. The firm hired nurse Cheryl Pike in 2002 to head up its health and safety program. It notes that the firm has invested $3.5 million at the plant in a variety of improvements designed to improve plant safety, ergonomics and efficiency. It cites communication as one of the keys to running a safe plant.
ACCESSION #
39749969

 

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